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back at practice tomorrow. live, paul chambers, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> in 20 minutes the giants buster posey, the elite company he joins today. hear his reaction. >>> a judge has ordered the city of organizeland to begin negotiations -- oakland to begin negotiations over the police department. a court will decide whether to place the oakland police department under federal control. and that person would have the power to fire top commanders. it comes from the riders misconduct case. attorneys involved say the take over is necessary. >>> woman under arrest following a police chase that left a path of destruction. started before 2:00 a.m. on the 4th street on ramp and ended in a series of crashes in the mission district. the california highway patrol noticed the suspect driving under the influence. authorities chased her as she drove on to city streets. hit a parked car and that car then hit a man who was walking with his bicycle. the woman continued to drive and then hit another parked car. and that crash stopped her car and that is when she was taken into custody. >> she was inj
>>> complete bay area news coverage, starts right now, this ktvu channel 2 news at noon. >> good morning. that three second alarm fires in the last 12 hours. >> fears that a firebug is striking again in the bay area community causing damage and in dangering lives, that is the top story. >>> good afternoon, aim tori campbell. >>> a third suspicious fire broke out this morning in vallejo, tara moriarty was covering the story all morning and joins us live to explain what they all have in common. good afternoon. >> reporter: good afternoon. police are calling this guy a serial arsonist and he shows no signs of slowing down. we are here in front of where police believe he last struck, a house across the street from the vallejo police department. >>> it was firefighters third call in about a 12 hour stretch. >> scary, because i slept through the whole thing. >> reporter: lori lives nearby the latest fire that broke out in a vacant office building around 7:30 this morning there. >> you don't see anybody on the streets after 8:00. more like we are under marshal law right now. >> fire inv
as an employee. live in san jose, robert handa, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> california's fair political practices commission says backers of the effort to defeat proposition 30 illegally launders money. ktvu's consumer editor tom vacar is live now. >> reporter: that campaign thing is over right now, everybody has gone. the controversy very much remains. $11million spent to defeat prop 30 and pass prop 32. who wrote the checks is still unknown. the money trail leads back from the post office box of an arizona entity, to another called the center to protect patient rights, to another one called americans for job security. >> the money gone through three hands before it got to the arizona group and came to california. >> reporter: law can protect the identity of the person who funded the money. >> these particular organizations do not have to reveal their donors. >> reporter: unless prosecutors can prove a conspiracy to laundther money. >> looks -- launder the money. >> looks like there could be violation of the law. >> reporter: that would be a felony. >> money laundering is a lower level of offens
of congress. live, eric rasmussen. ktvu channel 2 news. >>> another democrat was unseeded last night. brad sherman meet howard burrman. he got 42% of the vote. >>> voters approved the ballot measure to raise taxes. 54% of voters said yes to prop 30. compared to 46% who voted no. governor jerry brown says it puts california on a more solid fiscal footing. >> this takes time and effort but we are on a correct glide path. and the rating agencies gun to put our -- begun to put out their commentary on how california is on a stable path. >> it will raise the sales tax and increase income taxes for people who make $250,000 a year for the next 7 years. >>> the superintendent said today parents and students across the state can breathe a sigh of relief knowing our schools will have the resources for the remainder of the year. >>> californians approved 5-11 ballot measures. the tax measure made the cut, so did prop 35, increases prison sentences and fines for human trafficking convictions. and prop 36, which revises law to impose life sentence only when new felony conviction is serious or violent an
.m. we will have more reaction, live in san jose, robert handa, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> the final push is on, by tomorrow polls will have closed in dozens of states. we have team election coverage, with mitt romney's campaign and president obama's campaign. ktvu's ken pritchett in chicago and the three key swing states the president visited today. ken? >> reporter: the president will not arrive in chicago till after midnight so we talked to campaign volunteers. some from california here in chicago, focused on swing states. [ music playing ] >> reporter: president obama started his day with bruce springsteen in wisconsin. >> are you fired up? >> yeah. >> are you ready to go? >> yeah. >> reporter: then it was on to ohio with a final planned stop in iowa. in chicago, behind closed doors the stage was being set for his rally, will it be a victory or concession speech? >> i am scared. >> that was not unique. >> that is fantastic. >> reporter: volunteers were making final calls of the campaign. >> i think everyone is pulling together to get this done. >> reporter: she is from san francisco.
pritchett, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> mitt romney made what many people called a gracious acceptance speech, it was not a speech accepting the president, saying he regretted he did not win it. ktvu's rita williams reports on the last minute of changes that through one hotel for a loop. >> reporter: this is what mitt romney faced this morning in boston. freezes temperatures and dark skies. the reality of being president was over. after mitt romney made his concession speech he made a decision to stay over night here. >> it is a moving target when you are working with the secret service. we didn't expect them to stay over night. >> reporter: supporters were left trying to figure out how republicans win next time. >> republican party needs to get their house in order. leave women alone. >> reporter: the winner here was boston. boston came out at least $20 million richer thanks to the romney campaign. 50 rooms for just family and staff, other hotels also at capacity, taxis and restaurants afull and the airports -- restaurants full and the airports doubled. >> reporter: just about making up for
. health and science editor john fowler ktvu channel 2 news. [ music playing ] >>> live storm tracker 2, we see the showers and you can see in the mountains, the purple up here here, snow falling around the foothills. heavy snow and it is coming down to 3,000 feet in the next few hour. closer now. you will see the rain moving into san jose right now. the san francisco commute. we are seeing shower activity south towards san jose. it is light right now. half moon bay, showers up there as well. this scattered showers activity, this area, this area, west side of san jose swings through the bay area. more untable weather. cool air. -- unstable weather. cool air. expecting snow level down to 3500 feet. it is a cold one and not going away. i will have more details in a few minutes. >> coming up, we will take you up to the sierra where it is snowing right now. one news crew says they got stuck today because of the snow. we will hear from them in 9 minutes. >>> student protest wrapped up at university of california at berkeley today. they want tuition cut now that prop 30 passed. ktvu's sal castane
francisco, i'm tara moriarty, ktvu channel 2 news. >> all right. thank you, tara. >>> workers at theport of oakland are set to began 24- hour strike tonight. theport workers have been without a contract for 16 months. the service employees international union says the strike will begin at 9:00 p.m. at the oakland airport. the airport is part of the port's operation. tomorrow picketers will target both the airport and the port. we've called the port about 30 minutes ago. it's not known if the picture lines will affect -- picket lines will affect any flights. >> reporter: thanksgiving is almost here but some charities still don't have enough for needy families. we're live in san jose at a holiday giveaway to explain what is still needed. >>> rosemary will be along in a few minutes. more rain will be along and when you will see it in your neighborhood. >>> the competition is gonna get here first. >> camped out already. you will hear what these people hope to gain at the end of the week. [ female announcer ] welcome one and all to a tastier festive feast. so much to sip and savor, a feeding
about the rain and the timing, that is coming up in the second hour of nice news. this is ktvu channel 2 morning news. >>> welcome to a brand-new day i am dave clark. >> and good morning, thanks for joining us, steve paulson will give us the weather. >> clouds will be on the increase later today and -- increase later today, upper 60 and we will talk about this rain coming up in about five minutes, here is sal. >>> good morning, highway 4 is getting slow especially on the way to antioch and pittsburgh. 880 so far looks good driving up to downtown oakland let's go back to the desk. >>> tara moriarty is there in vallejo with the damage caused by the fire and why it may be part of a much larger investigation pam. police and fire are working together and they believe it is connected to a rash of fires that have been springing up through the city. it happened less than three hours ago. smoke and flames were shooting out of the bar where investigators believe somebody started it 3:00 a.m. this morning. the blaze caused $50,000 in damage. head to cut a hole in the roof and the flames melted the
his support for the extra officers. mike mibach, ktvu channel 2 news. >> the help from the chp comes a day after a store owner was killed. coming up, the man's daughter speaks out as the family works to try to motivate the community to help find the killer. >>> san francisco police release video of a man accused of abusing an agent on october 10. he follows him and that is when the man gets violent. a white man, 6 feet tall, 180 pounds. anyone with information is asked to call san francisco police. >>> only on 2 tonight, our poll shows a sudden shift in voter attitude on a ballot measure. the repeal of california's death penalty. ktvu's health and science editor john fowler is here with a look. >> reporter: a moral, ethical and economic debate, does the death penalty help protect us? >> reporter: prop 34 would repeal the death penalty. instituting life without parole. retroactive for the 725 right now. a 17% undecided. but a trend just the last two weeks, yes, jumped 4 points to 45%. could prop 34 pass? >> that is unknown at this point but it stands a better chance today than three w
>>> complete bay area news coverage, starts right now, this is ktvu channel 2 news at noon. >> more political fallout from the ross saga, only on two we will tell you why a political commercial just released this hour is targetting a san francisco supervisor. >>> good afternoon, i am tory scam bell. first we start with developing news in fremont, where emergency responders are preparing to pull a body out of a creek. police were called to alameda creek in sequoyah road at 8:30 where someone spotted the body floating in the water. crews brought in a boat to pull the victim out. we want to go to alex savidge at the scene for more. >> reporter: this investigation being handled by the alameda county sheriff's office. i did just get off the phone with the spokesman, he told me he didn't have any information on the condition of the body. we will show you the scene here. we are on the back side of the creek side apartments here where there obviously is a creek and this where that body was found, the body of a man partially in the water, the edge of the creek, found ought about 30 this morn
.m. they might be marching to union square. reporting live in san francisco, noelle walker, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> the woman who had an extra marital affair with former cia director david petraeus said she is devastated by the damage done. we have video of paula broadwell arriving home yesterday in north carolina with her husband and children. a friend says she said she regrets what she did is trying to move forward. the fbi is still investigating classified documents on paula broadwell's computer. >> sharing the drama in belize. john mcafee maintains his initance in the killing of his -- innocence in the killing of his neighbor. he announced a $25,000 reward for the real killer. authorities say he is only a person of interest but john mcafee claims police will kill him if they catch him. you will find his blog link by going to www.ktvu.com. >>> candlelight vigil for mark christopher gurries mc-- for mikhaila garrett. >> that is is her brother, he was a baby when she was kidnapped in 1988. at today's event they tied yellow ribbons to a tree in the parking lot where she was taken. the family h
. >> the tree has been cut up and will get swept away. robert handa, ktvu channel 2 news. >> our chief meteorologist bill martin has been telling us about the storms since monday. he is live to show us how the storm intensifies in the coming hours. >> this storm is a big deal. we got the break today. that is great news. tomorrow morning's commute, the worst we have seen in a long time. this weather system will work its way south over the next 12 hours. it will be wet. heavy rain north. we are getting showers in santa rosa. the heavy rain is in the basin. santa rosa getting showers. that heavy rain works its way south as we go through the evening hours into tomorrow morning. the headline in the weather department, news room, friday morning's commute. we will see flooding. we will see dangerous cross winds on the bridges. we have a wind advisory, flood watch and we will see longer commute times. mass transit is a good idea tomorrow and we are talking about maybe carpooling or working from home. it will be wet, especially in the north bay. this storm with wind and rain hitting on your fri
coverage starts right now, this is ktvu channel 2 news at 5:00 p.m. >> feeding the hungry and homeless. they are seeing more people in need of help. good evening on this thanksgiving day. i am heather holmes. >> and i am frank somerville. people who feed the homeless say the need has gone up since last year. ktvu's ken pritchett tells us how a staggering number of the people live on less than $100 a month. ken? >> reporter: right now we are outside of saint anthonys. sidewalks are clear right now. the number of meals served today is staggering, as you said, as is the outpouring of volunteers who helped. >> reporter: she has been a volunteer for more than a decade. . >> it is sad because in recent years you see there is a greater need. >> reporter: a greater need and this year as a temporary dining room is used as they build a new one. >> it is tight for everybody but we are dealing with it. >> reporter: they say in its 63 year it will serve 4,000 meals on this thanksgiving day. >> 1-3 live on $100 or less a month. 5 years ago it was 1-10. >> reporter: over at glide memorial church, a s
by for heather holmes and ken wayne with all the day's news right here on ktvu channel 2 news. good night. medications? i don't know. last immunization shots? really? honey, what's my blood pressure medicine called? one time i took something and i blew up like a puffer fish. i'm probably allergic to that. at kaiser permanente, your medical information is available to you and your doctors. quickly. securely. no guesswork required. better information. better care. kaiserpermanente. thrive. >>> contract talks break down and now thousands of grocery store workers are on strike. we will have the latest on on the job action. >> forward. i call it forewarned. >> the big issues on the campaign trail today. >> live in berkeley, protesters had a run in with police. why they were here and why they couldn't stay. >> complete bay area news coverage starts right now, this is ktvu channel 2 news at 5:00 p.m. >> good evening. i am ken wayne. >> i am heather holmes. >> we begin with developing news. tomales bay, revue crews used a chain saw to open up the hull of a disabled boat and pull out two children
is required an there's a limit of ten bags per household. david stevenson, ktvu channel 2 news. >> storm reeked havoc on travelers. ktvu's mike mibach where air traffic controllers are trying to clear out flight delays. >> even though it's still raining, it could be in for a late night. sfo says a grand delay will be in effect until midnight. that basically means, flights getting into san francisco, from other airports across the nation, has to stay on the ground, until those on the tower say it's time to go. >> bags in hand, passengers in sfo are greeted by a big board, blanketed in cancellations and delays. >> we thought it was 12:30. said it was pushed back to 2:00. >> and on time, not on time, back and for the it went. at least 90 flights coming from san francisco have been cancelled. dozens of others are on ground delay. >> it's designed to reduce the amount of circling overhead. it's designed to reduce the possibility of flights having to divert to another airport. >> planes getting out, they were stacked and ready to go. once airborne, it was fueled by gusty winds. >> and it has n
>>> complete bay area news coverage starts right now. this is ktvu channel 2 news at noon. >> i have been doing this for 16 years with my daughter. i have it down to a science. >> the thanksgiving holidays not what is on the minds of these people today. they just can't wait to shop. good afternoon, i am tori campbell. on this thanksgiving the typical hardy meal with family and friends is being replaced by shopping anxiety for some. lorraine blanco joins is live where some determined souls have been camped out for days and must be waiting for big deals, lorraine. >> reporter: yes, valley write big door buster deals are what they are waiting for, the line has grown send monday and actually the first family in line right here they are guesting ready for a thanksgiving feast right outside the best buy, down the line there are people enjoying a nice poker game, others just hanging out. 12 hours to go before best buy opens, and folks are still in a festive mood. tossing the pigskin, a common pastime before turkey time, but this is a best buy parking lot in pin noll pinole, and they a
of women in the future. brian flores, ktvu channel 2 news. >> thank you, brian. >>> the search is still fon or a suspect who -- on for a suspect who exchanged gunfire with a milpitas police officer overnight. this shut down jack london road for several hours. ktvu's janine de la vega joins us live from the police station with video you will only see on clue. >> reporter: we just find found out from police they are looking for an hispanic male around 20, 25 years old. they've found the suspect's vehicle that was reported stolen out of san jose and we were the only ones to get exclusive video of it. now, at around 10:00 this morning, detectives were in this neighbor at folsom circle not far away from the original scene. this 1996 tan honda accord was parked there blocking a driveway. police say this is the gunman. they they the -- this is the gun they believe the suspect used. neighbors were questioned by police and they searched their backyards. >> that's pretty scary. thank goodness he's not here now. >> i think it must have been convenience because this was close. >> reporter: this all hap
>>> complete bay area news coverage starts right now. this is ktvu channel two news at noon. >> you know there are a lot of people in trouble and they need our help. >> the bay area responds. we will take you inside a local military base that is sending help to victims of super storm sandy. >>> good afternoon, i am tori campbell. in many parts of the northeast they are still reeling from the devastation of sandy. the national death toll from the storm is now 81 and in new jersey the hardest hit state the death toll has climbed to at least 14. more than 1 million new jersey power customers are still without electricity. the national guard is stepping in to help thousands of residents left trapped in the floodwaters. >> i was very nervous, we were wearing our vest inside the house. if it came up another foot and a half or a big wave came in it would have been devastating. >> recovery efforts could take months with estimates in the billions. >>> a major gas shortage is sweeping there as the east coast tries to get back to normal drivers are waiting in long lines for gas. some customers
the polls will remain open until 8:00 p.m. tonight. jeanine della vega, ktvu channel 2 morning news o-- ktvu channel 2 news. >>> they have 32 restrictions and political contributions by payroll deductions and prop 33 would allow them to set prices based on auto insurance coverage and prop 35 increases prison sentences from human trafficking convictionings and a yes-vote on prop 37 will require labeling of food with genetic material and prop 838 is the dueling initiative of 30, and it will increase personal income tax rates to raise billions for education childcare and preschool. and one of the main architects, governor brown voted yes on prop 30 and they will tell us about the last minute push to get the measure passed. good morning, alex. >> the governor warned about severe cuts to public education as he came here in the oakland hills to cast his ballot just a few hours ago. meantime penns of prop -- proponents of prop 30 think it will fail. >> reporter: he walked in aroundp 30 -- 7:30 this morning and he spent a few minutes filling out his ballot and laid out information on prop 30.
roth, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> shelters around the bay area are opening their doors to those in need this thanksgiving and a growing number of them are veterans. new at 6, john is live in redwood city with the help being offered this holiday to those who served our country in uniform. >> reporter: this is the maple street shelter where residents are wrapping up dinner here on the night before thanksgiving. 75 men and women live here, including those who were willing to make the ultimate sacrifice for their country. johnny served during the vietnam area. >> i felt like i was going to day. >> reporter: this has been amos's home since july. it's not where this veteran thinks he or the other two dozen vets who live here town. >> this doesn't feel very good, after you served your country and gave your best, put your life on the line. >> reporter: steve allen is a navy veteran. he too never thought he would end up here. but he says it is a lifesaver. >> reestablishing my connection with the v.a. and the services of the civilian world, i've progressed more than i have, boy, in trouble 25 ye
stevenson, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> we are tracking rain tonight as several bans of wet weather cross the bay area. downtown san jose, wind and rain is passing through tonight. we have live team coverage and we start with our chief meteorologist bill martin. >> it is wet, cold out there and snow on the peaks around the bay area. the snow flurries showing up in the white there. come in close. the areas i am tracking towards the bridge. we will come in closer here. lose altose. -- lose altose. the rain is coming down. 14/100 inches an hour. heavy right now in this area. more scattered showers like this as we go into the evening and into tomorrow. when i come back, we will track that cell moving south and east towards san jose and more rain. i will see you back here. >> thank you. ktvu's john fowler is live where the fast moving rain hit first. john? >> reporter: we are in a cool spot and clear spot. i can see stars. temperatures here 49 degrees. i want to look that lights of san francisco. you can see how clear it is. that means it will be cold. all day long we were watching rain shower
. ken pritchett, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> ktvu's chief meteorologist mill m is tracking -- bill martin is tracking the rain. how is it looking? >> checking out the rain, it is off shore. it will be here over night into tomorrow. we have two systems. number one, storm number one. storm number two. this is the first one. gets here tonight. as it moves in we are seeing a few showers just a few miles off shore. 40 miles off shore. rain coming our way. not real heavy stuff. as far as the mud, i don't think that will be a huge issue. the roads will be wet. when i come back, we will toggle through each day. >>> high-speed rail is closer to becoming a reality but tonight there is new criticism. ktvu's rob roth joins us with c project. rob? >> reporter: in this court document, a top manager for the high-speed rail project raises concerns about meeting a major construction deadline. some worry missing the deadline could cost billions of dollars. >> the deadline for completing the first raise of the high- speed rail project is march of 2017. but a deglers filed called -- declaration filed called
night. reporting live, consumer editor tom vacar ktvu channel 2 news. >>> and coming up, one bay area oil company who bid during california's first ever cap and trade auction. who did and did not get their hands on the credits. >>> the man accused of gunning down 7 people at osi ow -- at oikos university may serve from a mental illness. ktvu's patty lee has more. >> reporter: the public defender's office conclouds one goh is not compline -- concludes one goh is not mentally competent to stand trial but the family thinks he is faking insanity. >> reporter: he can't speak about his wife without choking up. she was killed at oikos university in april. today he wanted to look at the man charged with the crime. 44 years old one goh. >> shouldn't be a cowered. >> reporter: he fears one goh who confessed to the shooting is faking insanity to get away with it. >> he is playing the system. >> reporter: today one goh's lawyers told us a psychiatrist diginosed him as a paranoid -- diagnosed him as a paranoid schizophrenic. >> i know he has a fixed delusion about the battle between good and evil.
tuesday night ktvu channel 2 news continues. >>> complete bay area news coverage starts right now. this is ktvu channel 2 morning news. >>> well, good morning to you. welcome to a brand new day. it's a friday, november 9th. i'm dave clark. >> i'm pam cook. thank you for joining us this morning. rosemary orozco is in for steve today. rain done for the day for the most part. >> we will leave a few lingering showers and unstable, that means the possibility of thunderstorms. some of us heard the thunderstorms rumbling overhead in the overnight hours. we have seen a break, most of the bay area looking at mostly cloudy skies in parts of the south bay and over the north bay, it is partly cloudy and cold. we're talking just a few degrees in some cases from freezing. 37 in pa. scattered showers -- in napa. scored showers remain in the forecast. i'll have that time line for you coming up. >>> right now on interstate 880. it looks pretty good. rosemary orozco talked about a cell moving through the fremont area. you may see some wet roads and drizzle l in the area. and the morning commute is
>>> complete bay area news coverage starts right now, this ktvu channel 2 news at noon. >> -- different result had they not helped her. >> a police officer talking about good samaritans who helped the victim of a brutal kidnapping and assault. the suspect is 14 years old. >>> good afternoon, i am tori campbell. we will have the kidnapping update any moment. >>> we begin with breaking news involving the arrest of a san francisco sheriff's deputy. this is a story you will see only on 2. we have been working our sources hard in the past couple of hours. ktvu's david stevenson is live at the jail in san francisco, so, david, why was the deputy arrested? >> reporter: well, tori, we have learned that san francisco sheriff's deputy bill tong was arrested at about 7:35 this morning here at jail one on 7th street behind me right here in san francisco. he faces two felony charges, second degree robbery and second degree burglary commercial. we have learned these charges stem from a november 7th robbery at a bank of america branch on balboa street in san francisco. police say this
in the days ahead, ktvu channel 2 morning news continues. >>> this is ktvu channel 2 morning news. >>> good morning, thank you for joining us on this wednesday morning, november 1st, i am pam -- november 14th, i am pam cook. >> let's go to steve paulson, he has your forecast. >>> this will be the last day for really warm temperatures and today there is going to be lots of 70s and the warmest temperatures will be on the bay and on the coast, here is sal. >> 680 through the walnut creek area no problem on northbound 680 coming up. 6:01 let's go back to the desk. >>> right now pg&e crews are at san francisco city hall trying to get the power to work normally. there was an explosion and fire there at city hall last night. claudine wong, what is the latest? >> reporter: a truck pulled up and take a look behind me they have two trucks and a third truck is just down the street which just pulled up. pg&e has been out here all night long. they do have the lights on and i want to take your attention to the far side and there will eare some generators back there. you have two big generators and we hav
. reporting live, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> in san jose, police are looking for a hit-and-run driver who killed a man in san jose this morning. the collision took place just after 6 a.m. on allen rock avenue near the intersection with jackson avenue. police say the man was crossing about 30 feet away from the crosswalk and died at the scene. investigators say they don't have a whole lot to go on. >> all we have on that vehicle is it's a dark-colored sedan, unknown make or model. we're still talking to witnesses right now. >> a second vehicle also hit the man. that driver stopped and cooperated with police. >>> earlier this morning, divers recovered the body of a 59-year-old man from a quarry in oakland. he apparently fell from a cliff above. this is all right next to the rockridge shopping center. authorities say andrew malyon's roommate told them he had gone to look for his cat last night in the rain and never returned. the fire department called in the sheriff's dive team and just after midnight, they located him, underwater, after a five-hour search. >> it's raining and it's wet back there,
. >>> it is going into the books, the new bay area effort to help the victims of sandy. ktvu channel 2 morning news continues. >>> welcome to a brand-new day t- the first day of november, i am dave clark. >> and i am pam cook. let's check in with steve paulson. very mild conditions you too, we are near 50 degrees for some. it is even raining in tahoe and i would say from oakland to santa clara, otherwise highs in the 60s. >>> obviously wet weather is going to make the commute little tougher -- a little tougher this thursday. it is 880 westbound and it is getting crowded as we move through emoryville, 6:01 let's go back to the desk. >>> we have tough truck driving conditions after the wet weather overnight. we are in san leandro where a driver was arrested after crashing into a power powell, tara? >> reporter: the chp says he has crashed into a power pole and the wires go right through the tree there. down at the bottom you can see it snapped off at the base and this will take a long time to fix. also wires are snagged along the street here cutting often electricity to sam of this. the suspect drove
steven son, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> we are on storm watch tonight. tonight people in that neighborhood in daily city where there was a huge mid spill earlier this week are on edge worried about whether the hillside is stable. carol lou is there tonight and tells us why the city says they don't have to worry. carol. >> well, you see there's rain out here right now. i can tell you this is certainly making a lot of the residents nervous by the city tells us this area has been weatherize today handle the additional rain anticipated this weekend. the rain is rattling nerves in this daily city neighborhood. >> what's going to happen tonight? are they sleeping in danger. >> tuesday morning a busted pipe sent nearly 98,000 gallons of water gushing down the hillside swamping cars and forcing a dozen homes to evacuate. what used to be a park is now covered in an estimated three to five thousand cubic yards of mud and debris. >> soil might come down again and they're devastated but i don't see any city worker right now and it's all barricade but what can we do if it's pouring more rain right now.
like garbage cans. eric rasmussen, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> police are investigating a string of smash and grabs. people found this, car windows smashed. you can see here the dashboard ripped apart in this suv. police received 5 reports but can't say if anything was taken. at this point police have no suspects. >>> man was shot and skilled last night -- killed last night. jose rivera estrada was found lying on the sidewalk about 9:30 p.m. he was pronounced dead. the suspect or suspects took off in the victim's car. jose rivera estrada was a cook and may have been on his way home after leaving work. >>> police and the chp are investigating a bizarre shoot out on 580. last night passengers in two cars fired shots at each other. officers found shell casings and two abandon cars covered in bullet holes. >> fortunately no indant bystanders were hit -- no bistandards were hit. >> no gun shot victims turned up at any hospitals. police have several good witnesses and that people can call in tips anonymously. >>> the former president of the school board made a statement. he stepped down novembe
hard because they would come in the middle of the school year. alex savage, ktvu channel 2 news. >> coming up, prop 32 pits unions against corporations. only on 2, where voters are split. >> reporter: officials are say -- >>> officials are saying the electricity knocked out by the superstorm sandy might not be back on by tuesday for voting. federal emergency management agency asked the attorneys to be ready to help states make changes if necessary. so far no one indicated they intend to do that. fema's chief said now that search and rescue is over, power is a top priority. >> we are moving into the mass care part of this disaster and that is going to be driven by the power restoration and getting people power back. >> fema said the government plans to pay 100% of the bill to restore power. >> can't get over those pictures. >>> our weather now, rain last night. >> some sprinkles today. folks in the north bay, it was wet all night for halloween. we got breaks in san jose, but we saw rain, half inch in the heaviest locations. clear outside right now. where the rain showers have gon
:00 and 6:00. we'll have continuing coverage for you. christien kafton, ktvu channel 2 news. >> thank you. >>> well, the port of oakland also operates the oakland international airport. workers are picketing there as well. this labor unrest comes as people are getting out of town ford thanksgiving holiday. coming up in about 13 minute, we'll show you if -- minutes, we'll show you if passengers are being affected. >>> the weather is having aneffect on air travel at least with -- an effect on air travel at least with details. there is a traffic management program for arriving flights. this is causing delays of almost three hours for some arriving flights. that usually translates for dedays for -- delays for departure. you should check ahead if you are traveling out of town or picking anyone up at the airport. >>> good afternoon to you. start the out with -- start the out out with -- started out with light showers. mostly dry at the moment. at oakland, a few peeks of sunshine are managing across the region. the main event still on its way and month of us dealing -- most of us are dealing wit
on ktvu channel 2 morning news. >>> good morning, thank you for waking up with us november 8th, i am pam cook. >> let's check weather and traffic, steve is out, mark is here, grab an umbrella, grab a coat, that is the headlines, temperatures are dropping off quite a bit and even more cooling as we head into friday. it is a little bit cooler and it will be majorly cooler today. you get what i am trying to say. we have some rain showers up to our north and we also have this, some winds sustained right around 25 miles per hour and 21 miles per hour and more on the major cooling and for now sal has an update on traffic. >>> traffic is looking good on interstate 880, it is not a bad drive at all as you drive to the main part of oakland 80 westbound, 6:01 let's go back to the desk. >>> developing news, everybody is being let back inside a pearl game hotel and it was a dangerous -- burlingame hotel and it was a i don't situation. -- bane royce -- dangerous situation. they were called back out to the scene hazmat crews took air samples and found high levels of carbon monoxide and thousands of pe
this one will remind people to be extra cautious. robert honda, ktvu channel 2 news. >> the coast guard rescuers were called out on the bay today to help voters if distress. human and animal. the cabin cruiser started taking on water near the marina at 12:30 this afternoon. the people on board called 911. rescuers arrived to find a group of people along with a going, cat and snake. >> there were eight people on board. they all had personal flowtation devices on so they would have been safe enough in the cold water. it is pret calm conditions out here on the bay today, too. >> nobody was hurt. a broken dry shaft seal is being blamed for that problem. >>> now to oakland where the police are investigating the city's latest homicide that marked a grim milestone. emergency crews responded to a report of a shooting on willow street near 13th street and west oakland. they tell the oakland tribute a 48-year-old man was found shot to death. the authorities have not released his name. this is oakland's 111th homicide of the year, one more than last year's total. >>> and in san rafael, two men wer
half hour. for now live in oakland christian captain, ktvu channel 2 morning news. >>> we are also watching developing news a search for a suspect in milpitas, there was an officer involved shooting there, jeanine is live and tell us about this manhunt and how this is affecting traffic. >> that's right, no cars are being allowed and you can see it is closed between campbell all the way to arizona because police are investigating a shooting and suching for a suspect. chp told us this was an officer involved shooting and they say all officers should be on the lookout for a tan honda. they were making a traffic stop when the shooting took place and at this point it is unknown if anything took place and they have been gathering evidence and taking pictures. we have seen at least one bullet casing on the ground. people who live nearby are being stopped by the police tape and they have lots of questions because they say shootings just don't happen here. >> having any kind of violence or shooting in this neighborhood is very rare so you know it is kind of scary that -- you know i hope peo
issues. ktvu channel 2 morning news starts right now. this is ktvu channel 2 morning news. >>> good morning, thank you for waking up with us, this monday morning, november 25th, i am pam -- november 25th, -- november november 26th. >> and here is tara. >>> thanks, steve, here is a look at 280 and actually we have no fog so that is good news. bay point, that area is also looking fog free at this hour and those headlights are westbound as folks make their way towards concord and the  dense fog advisory is making for a tough commute on the bay bridge. lorraine blanco is live at the toll plaza with what drivers are dealing with that, hello. >> reporter: hello, tara, you can see it is extremely foggy behind me and you can barely see the light poles behind me and beyond that, tolls are not visible. be prepared for a lost breaking and also on the side streets, you couldn't see signs this morning and driving through a good part of the east bay is a challenge this morning. we shot video near emoryville and mcarthur maze. and an advisory is in effect here as well as the golden gate bridge,
francisco, david stevenson, ktvu channel 2 news. >> residents and tree trimming crews were very busy today getting ready for the storms. the ground is saturated. their house sits under a dying 130-foot fur tree. they called in a crew to take the tree down and now the homeowner has peace of mind. >> i can go to bed and feel good about it because the bedroom is right there. it is all good. >> experts say fur trees are the most dangerous to have in bad weather. >> flash flood watch will be in effect for many portions of the bay area. we could see creeks over flow. ktvu's ken pritchett is in walnut creak with what is expected there. ken? >> reporter: behind me is the canal. a flood control area. one resident told me a few days ago it was dry and now you can see it is flowing. that is expected to increase as the storms go on. the contra costa county flood control district says they are not sure how much auditor we will see but -- water we will see but they are not concerned about canals. it is large and engineered to handle severe storms. she lived next to the canal for 24 years. >> we haven't
, there could be some heavy totals to the north and here is more on the ktvu channel 2 morning news. >>> good morning to you, it is thursday november 29th, i am dave clark. >>> we have a little bit of a break, windy and mild and all because of that strong southeast wind and it looks to be an impressive system up on the north coast and has a ways to go before it gets here. there is already rain in mendocino county and you don't have to worry about your morning commute because it is going to be windy, here is tara. >>> this is a look at highway 24, you can see we are getting some congestion as the folks are going towards the caldecott tunnel this morning. we have a high wind advisory up in the bay bridge, traffic 101 is headed very nicely, let's go back to the desk. >>> we are following developing news out of palo alto where police are searching for a man who reportedly entered a young woman's apartment early this morning. jeanine della vega is talking about a very frightening experience, jeanine? >> reporter: police have this area blocked off, that is downtown palo alto and they are inside inv
in boston, rita williams, ktvu, channel 2 news. >> more details now, the national polls show a very tight race. an average of 8 polls shows president obama at 48.8%, and mitt romney at 48.1%. keep in mind, it is the electoral college that will determine the winner. >> volunteers are working to get out the vote in battleground states. the lines are buzzing with volunteers at phone banks dialing out of state area codes. >> reporter: frank, tomorrow morning in church meeting room will become a polling place. while it was quiet tonight, we saw last minute voting activities going at full speed. volunteers for the president worked the phones tonight in walnut creek. they're calling republicans, independents, and undecided voters in battleground states. >> you are in a very, very important state. you're in nevada. >> reporter: the mood and message differ from four years ago. hope and change now translate to stay the course, and finishing what the president started. volunteers say the work is harder this time. >> we have to do our homework and we have to know what the facts are, and to be able to
, with all the rest of us. reporting live in boston, rita williams, ktvu, channel 2 news. >> more details now, the national polls show a very tight race. an average of 8 polls shows president obama at 48.8%, and mitt romney at 48.1%. keep in mind, it is the electoral college that will determine the winner. >> volunteers are working to get out the vote in battleground states. the lines are buzzing with volunteers at phone banks dialing out of state area codes. >> reporter: frank, tomorrow morning in church meeting room will become a polling place. while it was quiet tonight, we saw last minute voting activities going at full speed. volunteers for the president worked the phones tonight in walnut creek. they're calling republicans, independents, and undecided voters in battleground states. >> you are in a very, very important state. you're in nevada. >> reporter: the mood and message differ from four years ago. hope and change now translate to stay the course, and finishing what the president started. volunteers say the work is harder this time. >> we have to do our homework and we have to know
. >>> emergency phone booths are not making students feel safe, it's all ahead on the ktvu channel 2 morning news. >>> this is ktvu channel 2 morning news. >>> well, good morning to you welcome to a brand-new day, it is thursday november 29th, i am dave clark. >> it seems a little bit of a break unless you have points north. >> when that wind kicks in, it's really mild but it is official and we are waiting for the next big wind and today is that in between day 60s for most. >>> all right, here is a live look at the bay point in the pittsburgh area and headlights can be seen as traffic is flowing nicely. here is a pretty shot of the span and we have a high wind advisory in effect so take it easy across the bridge this morning. >>> we are following breaking news out of palo alto this morning. a frightening experience for a young woman who woke up this morning to find a strange man in her apartment. according to palo alto police, a woman in her 20s woke up and saw a man in her apartment. police say the man ran off, the woman was unharmed. police searched the area with a police dog and they are conti
2 morning news. complete bay area news coverage starts right now. this is ktvu channel 2 morning news. . >>> good morning, i am pam cook. >> and i am dave clark. steve, do you think we can squeeze out a good day? >> yes, we have started off the past few days with 70-degree temperatures and it will be on the mild to warm side with a few low, even a couple of 70s and here is sal. >>> traffic looks good heading out to the high-rise with no major problems and the morning commute looks good as you drive into the city with no major problems on the span. >>> late night explosion and fire inside san francisco city hall. the smoke spread through the building including the rotunda. claudine wong is there and pg&e is there trying to get power back, what is going on claudine? >>> you can hear the hummers. >> reporter: they do have power and let me show you what is happening now. you have two pg&e crews. let me take you up the steps of city hall. they are basically on the side of st. hall and they have two big generators and that hum is working over time. we have seen crews set up in and arou
. >>> stay with ktvu channel 2 news we are monitoring conditions minute by minute with updates on air, online and through our mobile apps. >>> at 10:20, bill will be back with a more detailed look at tomorrow's forecast. plus at 10:45, the rush to prevent landslides in areas burned by wildfire last summer and bill's complete forecast with the latest computer models for the other storms that are lined up off the coast. >>> happening now, a student occupation of a building at uc berkeley has just come to an end. it started about 4:00 this afternoon when a half dozen protesters chained themselves inside a vacant campus building. eric rasmussen is live and tells us what brought this to a close about 25 minutes ago. >> reporter: they said they got some of their demands met. this plaza was filled with students all night tonight to support students who had chained themselves to the building by their neck. they told us they were prepared to stay there all night but they came out to cheers about 20 minutes ago. now one of the organizers of this protest told me this was all about what he called represe
a week. jana katsuyama, ktvu news. >>> stay with ktvu channel 2 news we are monitoring conditions minute by minute with updates on air, online and through our mobile apps. >>> at 10:20, bill will be back with a more detailed look at tomorrow's forecast. plus at 10:45, the rush to prevent landslides in areas burned by wildfire last summer and bill's complete forecast with the latest computer models for the other storms that are lined up off the coast. >>> happening now, a student occupation of a building at uc berkeley has just come to an end. it started about 4:00 this afternoon when a half dozen protesters chained themselves inside a vacant campus building. eric rasmussen is live and tells us what brought this to a close about 25 minutes ago. >> reporter: they said they got some of their demands met. this plaza was filled with students all night tonight to support students who had chained themselves to the building by their neck. they told us they were prepared to stay there all night but they came out to cheers about 20 minutes ago. now one of the organizers of this protest told me thi
the small turn out. amber lee, ktvu, channel 2 news. >>> new video tonight of an accident in santa rosa. the children were in a crosswalk with their parents when they were struck by a vehicle. it happened about 7:30 on north dutten avenue near west 8th street. police tell us the 10-year-old boy, and 4-year-old girl were transported to the hospital with nonlife-threatening injuries. the driver stopped, and is cooperating with authorities. >>> a steady rain also fell on san francisco tonight. which areas are being hit hardest, and what to expect tomorrow in 9 minutes. >>> halloween in san francisco paled in comparison to the massive celebration of the world series champion san francisco giants today. more than a million spectatorred turned out. even though this is the giant's second world series title in three years, no one is getting tired of it. the giants players were today's star attraction. rita williams tells us the team and its fans all shared in some priceless moments. >> reporter: a mass of humanity crowded into civic center plaza just to see, and hear their heros. >> the manager
channel 2 news. >>> and ktvu.com has more video of the hill slides. just look under the bay area news tab. >>> a man accused of robbing and sexually assaulting four women in the mission district will likely spend the rest of his life in prison. a jury found fredrick dosser guilty of 25 of 35 counts against him. prosecutors called the three victims heroic for testifying against the attacker. >> that is someone who does not belong in the streets. this is someone that does not belong in our community. >> reporter: the attacks happened between june and december of last year. sentencing is set for december 14th. >> silican valley tech pioneer john mcafee said he is innocent in the shooting of a neighbor in the island of belize. police are calling mcafee a suspect. he left the software company he sold in 1994. it was later sold to intel. >>> one of two suspects accused of kidnapping a woman last week. the men took her to several atms to withdraw cash using her card where these photos were snapped. this man went by the name aubrey. the other man went by the name david. the 57-year-old victim sa
for the future. live from daly city i'm san mateo ktvu channel 2 news. >>> time is just about 6:07. egypt's prime minister called on israel to end its military attacks on gaza. there is growing signs israel is preparing for a ground invasion. we are watching the situation. this is a live picture from the gaza strip. just moments ago there was smoke in the air. we're not sure what caused it. bombings in the area have continued this morning. hopes for a cease fire ended this morning when militants launched rockets at israel including a strike on tel aviv for the second straight day. israel said it hit 150 targets during the night. this is a third day of very intense fighting. israeli forces are gathering right along the border for a possible ground attack. >>> more protests are planned in san francisco later today outside the israeli consulate on montgomery street. yesterday about are propalestinian demonstrators you are looking at pictures here called for an end to the fighting in gaza and end to u.s. support of israel. a smaller group of proisraeli demonstrators held a counter protest. >>> happen
the los angeles dodgers. it is all ahead on the ktvu channel 2 morning news. this is ktvu channel 2 morning news. >>> good morning, thank you for joining us on this monday morning, november 25th, i am pam cook. >> good morning, i am dave clark, let's check weather and traffic, i think he is over there somewhere in the fog. >> you have that banker look going on. >> you have to see the shoes. >> we have a very thick fog pattern over there, and give us a fog advisory so be careful and i am broad brushing this if you break through that fog, low- to-mid 60s. here is tara. >>> all right, steve this is a look at 680 and you can see traffic is moving along fairly at this hour and up next we have a heavy fog advisory for the bay bridge and you can see folks headed into the city and definitely give yourself some extra time. lorraine blanco is out there. how are people looking are they taking it slowly? >> yes, they are not taking it that slowly and the fog has not let up since we have been out here. just behind me is the toll plaza and you can't see it at all. now traffic is moving, moving ra
a happening now after a cease-fire was declared. it is all ahead on the ktvu channel 2 morning news. >> this is ktvu channel 2 morning news. >>> well, good morning, it is thursday november 22nd, i am in for pam cook. >> steve is right there, we get to ask him, how dry are we? >> it is dry. i like that tie, too, very sharp, sir. >>> we have clear skies except for patchy fog and it will be sunny and a little bit warmer and jetstream is going north for a while. 60s on those highs here is my friend sal. >>> good morning, as you cross 880 not a bad drive, a lot of people have the day off and chp doesn't, just a word of warning. and 580 in panola, our news crew was there at the accident scene shortly before 4:00 a.m. and one person was hurt and it took about an hour for chp crews to clean up, they still don't know what caused this crash. let's go back to the desk. >>> bay area charities are busy and they are preparing holiday meals to make sure nobody goes without this thanksgiving day. live in the salvation army, i can smell the food, alex and i know volunteers are working hard this ear
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